Source: William E. and Marion B. Stewart Papers (Manuscript Collection #707) Staff Person: Martha Elmore Description: U.S. Navy officer William E. Stewart and his wife Marion visited China and the Philippines in the late 1930s. While there they took many photographs and bought other photographs which they collected into two albums–one for each country. This [...]
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Source: Walter L. Small, Jr., Papers, Manuscript Collection #731.1.a Staff Person: Dale Sauter Description: A letter to Rear Admiral Walter L. Small, Jr., USN (Ret.) from film producer Elmo Williams thanking Small for his consultation work during the production of the 1969 film TORA! TORA! TORA!.
Source: #271 John A. Lang, Jr. Papers Staff Person: Lynette Lundin Description: John Albert Lang, Jr. (1910-1974) was born in Carthage, N.C. He served as an aide to Congressman Charles B. Deane and Robert E. Jones. He was the Deputy for the Reserves and was [...]
Source: Harold Stacey Burdick Collection, 1892-1923; East Carolina Manuscript Collection #1162 Staff Person: Nanette Hardison Description: The image shown is a studio portrait of Lt. Commander Harold Stacey Burdick (#1162.1.g) in his naval uniform dated around 1905-1917. This portrait along with other items in the Harold Stacey Burdick Collection gives valuable insight into the life and naval [...]
Source: Guide to the George Leland Dyer Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, #340 Staff Person: Maury York Description: The Chinese New Year is one of that country’s most important holidays. It begins on the first day of the first lunar month, in late January or early February. In 1903, Commander George Leland Dyer, a U.S. [...]
Source: George Leland Dyer Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection #340 Staff Person: Maury York Description: This view of Victoria Street on the island of Barbados was taken in 1875, probably by George Leland Dyer (Aug. 26, 1849-Apr. 2, 1914), a naval officer serving aboard the USS Frolic. The son of George Washington and Mary Kelley [...]